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HOLYFIELD-LEWIS SET FOR MARCH 13 GARDEN PARTY

Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis will meet in a heavyweight championship unification bout on March 13 at MSG. The fight will be carried live on TVKO, HBO''s PPV arm. A press conference will be held

Tags: Cablevision, Events and Attractions, HBO, Madison Square Garden, Time Warner

11/25/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Visa USA has launched a self-described "grand experiment in integrated marketing" and has challenged three ad agencies, BBDO Worldwide, Highway One and CKS Partners, to "come up with the best ''idea''

Tags: BBDO, General Motors, Kansas City Chiefs, McDonalds, NFL, NHL, Nike, NPSL, Visa

11/25/98
DOUBLE JEOPARDY: STATE FUNDING FOR PA STADIUMS IN DOUBT

State funding for sports stadiums in PA "suffered a severe setback early today as Gov. [Tom] Ridge failed to muster enough House votes to pass his plan and the House members left town for a long holid

Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

11/25/98
CHANGE OF HEART IN MA? NO. 2 IN HOUSE SAYS HE'D TALK TO PATS

MA House Majority Leader William Nagle "said yesterday that Democratic legislators stand ready to negotiate" with Patriots Owner Robert Kraft "if his plan to move the team to Connecticut falls through

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots

11/25/98
NFL/UNITED WAY CELEBRATE SILVER ANNIVERSARY IN SILVERDOME

The NFL/United Way PSA campaign is the "longest running of its kind in TV history," as an "estimated 110 million viewers" see the spots every week, according to Erik Brady of USA TODAY. Director Mario

Tags: CBS, Detroit Lions, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Viacom

11/25/98
CANADIAN SATELLITE COMPANY RINGING THE NHL'S BELL

Bell ExpressVu (BEV), a Canadian direct-to-home satellite company, launched a "new lineup of channels and in doing so thumbed its nose" at the NHL''s TV rights policy, according to William Houston of

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Edmonton Oilers, NFL, NHL, Media

11/25/98
IMS PROPERTIES SEEK LICENSING MANAGER

IMS Properties, the licensing arm of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League, is currently looking for a Licensing Manager to join the Sales and Marketing Team. Responsibilities include

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar

11/25/98
FORD GOES DOWNHILL, BECOMES SPONSOR FOR SKIING SERIES

Ford Motor Company''s Ford Division has become the new title sponsor of the ''98-99 Ford Downhill Series, formerly known as the Jeep King of the Mountain, making it the world''s richest and most compe

Tags: ATT, DaimlerChrysler, Motorola, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Visa

11/25/98
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 148: ARE SATURDAY TALKS IN DOUBT?

NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik "sent a letter to [NBPA Exec Dir] Billy Hunter ... suggesting that Saturday''s full bargaining session in Manhattan be canceled," after the players "withdrew their

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NBC, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, RDV Sports, Utah Jazz

11/25/98
IN A FOX HOLE? DODGERS LOOK FOR MORE REVENUE TO COMPETE

The Dodgers "have shelved plans to renovate Dodger Stadium and are struggling to find other ways to generate revenue to compete" with the four other NL West teams that have or are moving to new stadiu

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox

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